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Re: RFC: Stricter semantics for renaming pragmas
- From: Joe Buck <Joe dot Buck at synopsys dot COM>
- To: Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 09:45:24 -0700
- Subject: Re: RFC: Stricter semantics for renaming pragmas
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 07:54:08PM -0700, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> We currently have three ways of changing the object-file name of a
> variable or function. They are __asm__("foo") tacked on the end of
> the declaration; #pragma redefine_extname; #pragma extern_prefix.
Who is using this feature now? (That is, which well-known programs? glibc?).
Which of the three ways is most commonly used?
That matters because any simplifications that are made should try to break
as little as possible.